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Sep 13, 2018

Therapist

  • Malamulele Onward
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Malamulele Onward seek to appoint a Therapist, to be based in South Africa.

Salaries are in line with salaries in the public service but with limited benefits and will be dependent on the applicant’s experience.

Responsibilities:
Treat children who attend our residential therapy programme
Participate in outreach activities to rural sites
Write reports
Train caregivers, therapists and midlevel workers
Assist with monitoring and evaluation activities, with particular reference to the parent facilitators and the carer to carer training programme
Network with potential partners
Contribute to the planning of the organisation’s future programmes and activities
Assist with fundraising activities

Requirements:
Working with children with cerebral palsy
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Ability to work under pressure, multitask, manage time and prioritise with minimum supervision
Verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
Organisational and administrative skills
Writing and presentation skills
A general understanding or an openness to learn about budgets and finance
Minimum of three to five years’ experience in working with children with cerebral palsy, preferably in a rural setting
Valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel to outreach sites on a regular basis (at least once every six weeks)

To apply, submit, a one page CV and a one page cover letter to Prenisha Chiba Executive Director 

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Interviews will take place the week of the 12 to 16 November 2018.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to spend two days working in the therapy room with the rest of the Malamulele Onward team.

The Organisation thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment
Malamulele Onward is a non-governmental organisation providing specialised therapy (physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy), equipment, assistive devices and caregiver training to poorly-resourced rural areas of South Africa where children severely disabled by cerebral palsy (CP) have little or no access to rehabilitation therapy and equipment.


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